The organisers of the Bristol balloon fiesta say they'll review parking arrangements after being forced to turn people away on Saturday.Read the full story ›
A viewer has sent us this footage of one of the hot air balloons having a difficult landing in Bristol. Tim Pike was watching the Bristol Balloon Fiesta mass ascent last night on Durdham Downs when he saw the Woody Woodpecker balloon on a very low approach.
Tim says it nearly hit an ice cream van, people and cars but no one was hurt.
Around half a million people turned out for this year's Bristol Balloon Fiesta. Organisers say they are delighted with the success of the event. Despite high winds on Saturday and some damp weather five of the seven mass ascents went ahead.
Thousands have enjoyed the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta despite the winds grounding many of the balloons.Read the full story ›
The first mass ascent of the Bristol Balloon Fiesta took place early this morning in perfect flying conditions. Scores of balloons took off from Ashton Court and headed towards the Severn Estuary.
One of the craft even claimed a world record for the highest hot air balloon tea party, as Tanya Mercer reports.
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Thousands of people descended on Ashton Court in Bristol last night for the night glow, one of the highlights of the city's balloon fiesta. Around 30 hot air balloons were lit up in time to music in the now world-famous spectacle.
Latest pictures of the mass ascent this morning, from the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.Read the full story ›